Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Deprived of something.
  • adjective Lacking something needed or expected.
  • adjective Suffering the death of a loved one; bereaved.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Preterit and past participle of bereave.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • imp. & p. p. of bereave.

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of bereave.
  • verb obsolete, rare To deprive.
  • adjective of a person pained by the loss of someone
  • adjective deprived of, lacking, stripped of, robbed of

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective unhappy in love; suffering from unrequited love
  • adjective sorrowful through loss or deprivation

Etymologies

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Form of bereaved; compare leave and left.

Examples

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    November 7, 2009